Jonathan Nez, president of the Navajo Nation, reflects on the Indian Child Welfare Act and its importance to the Navajo Nation.
Explore why four principles of the Indian Child Welfare Act should form the basis of child welfare practice for all agencies.
Dr. Bell’s 2019 testimony on funding programs for fathers in Families First to a subcommittee of the House Committee on Ways and Means.
The child welfare field needs a bold research agenda to address key knowledge gaps in transformative ways to support family and community.
Understand how access to fundamental and tangible economic supports can strengthen families and reduce child maltreatment.
Learn findings from a study that examined how state-level policies can impact the number of child maltreatment reports and substantiations.
Explore data about state approaches, children in care, and how money is invested in foster care vs. preventive and permanency services.
Explore the benefits of guardianship as part of a strong kin-first continuum of supports for children and families.
Dr. Bell provides testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support.
Her historic appointment comes at a time of both tremendous challenge and tremendous opportunity to directly improve the lives of all Americans.